Help Mask Ontario

In March 2020 as Canada entered lockdown, it became clear frontline workers and hospitals in Perth County were desperate for supplies of PPE. The Li family of Stratford Ontario, the Australian-Canadian Budisa family, and the Gong family of Sichuan, all independently approached the Canadian Consulate General in Guangzhou to help frontline workers. The consulate brought…

Creamery Juniors add Canadian title to their laurels

Fastball team went undefeated at the 1988 national championship in Lloydminster, Alta. By Pat Payton After a bitter loss to Napanee in the 1987 finals in Ottawa, St. Marys Creamery Juniors’ goal the following summer was to win the Ontario Eliminations and represent the province at the Canadian championship tournament in Lloydminster, Alta. As the…

Jacob Bloomfield named Lincs’ new team captain

Veteran centre will help young players adjust to rigors of Jr. ‘B’ hockey By Pat Payton Jacob Bloomfield says he will lead by example. But the 19-year-old centreman will also be vocal on the bench and in the dressing room when he has to be. The St. Marys Lincolns recently named Bloomfield as their team…

Lincolns’ AGM on Aug. 10

Virtual zoom meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. The St. Marys Lincolns are holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) next Monday, Aug. 10. The Virtual zoom meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Contact Lincs’ secretary Pete Frehner at pfrehner@live.ca to register. The membership fee is $25. Membership dues can be e-transferred to treasurer Stew…

Kristene McCurdy agrees to third term as SMMHA president

By Pat Payton During St. Marys minor hockey’s on-line AGM meeting last Tuesday, July 28, Kristene McCurdy agreed to a third term as president of the association. It’s possibly the first time in minor hockey history that a member will serve three consecutive terms as SMMHA president. Other members of the 2020-21 executive include: first…